Deep Fried Sweet And Pungent Crabmeat Balls Recipe

We usually used to buy our Chinese dishes like Deep Fried Sweet And Pungent Crabmeat Balls. But when I finally decided to try this Deep Fried Sweet And Pungent Crabmeat Balls recipe, I was indeed pleasantly surprised. Turned out much easier and tastier than I expected!


Main Ingredient


 Sweet and pungent sauce2 Tablespoon
 Lump crabmeat1 Pound
 Scallion stalks3
 Mushrooms1⁄4 Pound
 Oyster sauce1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
 Sherry1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1252 Calories from Fat 502

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.2%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g37.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 3613.8 mg150.6%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.6%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 118 g235.4%

Vitamin A 13.8% Vitamin C 19.9%

Calcium 7.1% Iron 13%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Prepare a sweet-and-pungent sauce
2. Pick over crabmeat; then mince, together with scallions. Chop mushrooms coarsely and add. Blend in oyster sauce, sherry, salt and pepper. Shape mixture into walnut-size balls.
3. Beat egg. Dip crabmeat balls in egg; then dredge lightly in cornstarch.
4. Heat oil. Add crabmeat balls, a few at a time, and deep-fry until golden. Drain on paper toweling.
5. Reheat sweet-and-pungent sauce. Stir in crabmeat balls only to reheat.